Thread: G Code books

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    I've searched about a bit and couldn't find what I was after so thought I would ask. Has anyone found a pocket size g code book? Looking for a small book listing the code with a basic explanation of function, no programming examples or any other stuff.
    As I've just found out our new bevelling laser is running g code and not essi so it would be handy until I find a couple of spare brain cells to store it in.

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    Online rather than a book but I always find myself referring to this.

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    Yes as Neale has linked to is good BUT always have in mind that the flavours of Gcode can be different on different controllers. G76 threading is one example.
    ..Clive
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    This http://www.machsupport.com/wp-conten...3Mill_1.84.pdf is a useful publication, with a section on gcode.

    Had a quick look on Amazon, there are a few books on gcode (CNC) but a heap of crap on G-code (religion).
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    but a heap of crap on G-code (religion).
    I bet there are lots on the G-spot
    ..Clive
    The more you know, The better you know, How little you know

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clive S View Post
    I bet there are lots on the G-spot
    But difficult to find
    Albert Einstein may have been a genius, but his brother Frank, was a monster

    Having just moved to Windows 10 (which is crap) My stress levels are through the roof !!!

  8. #7
    Reference of choice for me:

    http://bookshop.blackwell.co.uk/book...BnEaAoSx8P8HAQ

    And of course the control software's or controllers manual
    https://emvioeng.com
    Machine tools and 3D printing supplies. Expanding constantly.

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    I was after a pocket book but they don't seem to exist, at least I cant find any.
    The programming manual for the machine has arrived so I have printed out the relevant sections.

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